Novel: Of Mice And Men Quiz! Trivia

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Novel: Of Mice And Men Quiz! Trivia

If you have read the novel, Of Mice and Men, do you think you can pass this quiz? The book has many different themes. The most important topic of the book is friendship. The characters, Georgie and Lennie, wanted to achieve the American dream by working together. The support that George and Lennie have on one another is essential to both of them. Taking this quiz will assist you in finding out how much you know about the book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do George and Lennie leave the ranch in Weed?
    • A. 

      Lennie fought with the farmer's son-in-law.

    • B. 

      Lennie and George were fired.

    • C. 

      Lennie was accused of rape.

    • D. 

      Lennie killed the farmer's rabbit.

  • 2. 
    For what does Lennie ask that anger, George?
    • A. 

      A Puppy

    • B. 

      Rabbits

    • C. 

      Ketchup

    • D. 

      Beans

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      They don't have any responsibilities.

    • B. 

      They have a chance to fulfill their dream of owning land.

    • C. 

      They cannot move from job to job as easily because of Lennie's disability.

    • D. 

      They are not lonely, for they have each other.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following does not foreshadow later events in the novel?
    • A. 

      George scolds Lennie for getting them fired from every job they have.

    • B. 

      George tells Lennie where to hide if there is trouble.

    • C. 

      George talks about Aunt Clara.

    • D. 

      George kills the mouse that he holds.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following does not describe Lennie?
    • A. 

      Talkative

    • B. 

      Forgetful

    • C. 

      Slow-witted

    • D. 

      Innocent

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not significant about George's speech to Lennie?
    • A. 

      George has given the speech many times, showing the tenacity with which they hold their dreams.

    • B. 

      George's dreams for the future contrast with their current situation.

    • C. 

      The speech demonstrates Lennie's fixation in simplistic pleasures.

    • D. 

      The speech foreshadows George and Lennie's future together.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a possible reason why the boss suspects George and Lennie?
    • A. 

      Lennie appears foolish and dimwitted.

    • B. 

      Lennie does not speak.

    • C. 

      George gives an unsatisfactory answer why they are no longer in Weed.

    • D. 

      George shows concern for Lennie.

  • 8. 
    Why does Curley dislike Lennie?
    • A. 

      Lennie laughs at Curley.

    • B. 

      The boss tells Curley to watch out for Lennie.

    • C. 

      Curley is jealous of those who are bigger than he.

    • D. 

      Lennie ogles his wife.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      They are in an environment in which two men can only behave kindly to one another if they have a tangible family connection.

    • B. 

      This lie alerts the boss that George and Lennie are trouble.

    • C. 

      It explains why George cares for Lennie despite his apparent dislike for him.

    • D. 

      He lies because Lennie believes that he is George's actual cousin.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      They suspect that she married Curley because she is pregnant.

    • B. 

      They think that she married Curley for money.

    • C. 

      They think that she is a tart.

    • D. 

      They pity her for her marriage to Curley.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following does not describe Curley's wife when she first enters the bunkhouse?
    • A. 

      Seductive

    • B. 

      Confrontational

    • C. 

      Worried

    • D. 

      Angry

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not significant about George's story about the river?
    • A. 

      It shows that Lennie is an innocent who does not know the consequences of his actions.

    • B. 

      It shows that Lennie is capable of self-inflicted violence.

    • C. 

      It shows that Lennie will obey George unconditionally.

    • D. 

      It shows that George is capable of cruelty toward Lennie.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not an explanation for why Lennie and George travel together?
    • A. 

      George fears becoming violent if left to himself.

    • B. 

      Lennie needs constant supervision.

    • C. 

      George feels responsible for Lennie.

    • D. 

      Lennie is George's only surviving relative.

  • 14. 
    Which of the ranch workers has a dog that recently had a litter of puppies?
    • A. 

      Crooks

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Carlson

    • D. 

      Candy

  • 15. 
    Which of these animals is not killed in the course of the story?
    • A. 

      A mouse

    • B. 

      A puppy

    • C. 

      A rabbit

    • D. 

      An old dog

  • 16. 
    Which of the following does not describe Candy?
    • A. 

      Malleable

    • B. 

      Dependent

    • C. 

      Passive

    • D. 

      Ill-tempered

  • 17. 
    Which of these comparisons between Candy and his dog does not hold true?
    • A. 

      Candy and his dog are both outcasts.

    • B. 

      Candy and his dog are both aged and decrepit.

    • C. 

      Candy and his dog are both barely able to function without others' help.

    • D. 

      Candy and his dog are both sacrificed when useless.

  • 18. 
    Why does Candy let Carlson shoot his dog?
    • A. 

      Candy is pressured into letting Carlson shoot his dog.

    • B. 

      Candy knows that his dog will only suffer if he lives.

    • C. 

      Candy cannot afford the dog anymore.

    • D. 

      Carlson offers Candy another dog.

  • 19. 
    Where does George go at night without Lennie?
    • A. 

      A whorehouse

    • B. 

      A strip joint

    • C. 

      A pool hall

    • D. 

      To sleep with Curley's wife

  • 20. 
    Which of the following characters does not remain at the farm at night?
    • A. 

      Lennie

    • B. 

      Crooks

    • C. 

      Slim

    • D. 

      Candy

  • 21. 
    What does Lennie do when Curley punches him?
    • A. 

      He does not fight back.

    • B. 

      He begins to weep.

    • C. 

      He attempts to strange Curley.

    • D. 

      He immediately crushes Curley's hand.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not a dangerous woman in the novel?
    • A. 

      The 'tart'

    • B. 

      The woman from Weed

    • C. 

      Curley's Wife

    • D. 

      Aunt Clara

  • 23. 
    What is the name of Curley's Wife?
    • A. 

      She is never named.

    • B. 

      Colleen

    • C. 

      Clara

    • D. 

      Beatrice

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      He would live like an animal.

    • B. 

      He would be unable to support himself.

    • C. 

      He would end up killing himself.

    • D. 

      He would be sent to an insane asylum.